Homemade Laundry Detergent

Lately, I have been making my own laundry detergent. I’ve been doing it for the following reasons: The store bought stuff is pretty expensive & the brands I was using didn’t do a great job getting my clothes clean. I would like to know what’s in it. Scented laundry detergent can be toxic. When I … [Read more…]

Homemade Fruit & Nut Crisps

Okay. What I really need to do is stop blogging and just send you all to simplebites.net.  Many of my food posts begin there and this one is no exception. I’m not even a food blogger, per se. I just like real food that tastes good and that is presented beautifully. I don’t write recipes, … [Read more…]


Six years ago, my life changed for the better. I have learned more about myself through parenting than through any other experience. I am humbled by this awesome responsibility, yet I know I was hand-picked for the job. Logan is a boy who lives passionately and loves deeply. He’s handy and he’s a good problem … [Read more…]


I hate New Year’s Resolutions. Maybe I’m not ambitious enough, but aren’t they always doomed to fail? I don’t ever remember having one, but in recent years I’ve enjoyed reflecting on the past. What went well? How do I want this next year to be different? What do I want to accomplish? How do I … [Read more…]